Photos: Apple iPhone 4 deconstructed after flight combustion

May 4, 2012

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau hands down its findings on an iPhone 4 that combusted after a flight in regional NSW in late 2011.

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  Once the handset was sent to the United States, it underwent a two-stage examination including an initial non-destructive CT scan analysis. This also picked up the errant screw. The device was then disassembled. (photo courtesy: ATSB).
 

Once the handset was sent to the United States, it underwent a two-stage examination including an initial non-destructive CT scan analysis. This also picked up the errant screw. The device was then disassembled. (photo courtesy: ATSB).

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